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New Zealand Antarctic Soils Database
Entry ID: GGD25

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Abstract: This data set includes the New Zealand National soils database, a comprehensive collection of data relating to Antarctic soils, permafrost, and frozen ground conditions. Data are from about 800 sites over the length of the Transantarctic Mountains to the Ellsworth Mountains, and have been gathered since about 1960. Most data are concentrated in the McMurdo Dry Valley system. The database ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -72.25   S: -85.5   E: 156.0   W: 83.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Iain Campbell and Graeme Claridge
Dataset Title: New Zealand Antarctic Soils Database
Dataset Series Name: GGD25
Dataset Release Date: 2003-05-14
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Version: 1
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1960-01-01
Data Center
Frozen Ground Data Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
Email: nsidc at
Contact Address:
National Snow and Ice Data Center
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
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Distribution Format: Paper
Phone: 64 3 547 3329
Fax: 64 3 547 3329
Email: iaincampbell at
Contact Address:
Land and Soil Consultancy Services
23 View Mount
City: Nelson
Country: New Zealand
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-05-14
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27

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